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You can. The difficulty by default is whatever you completed the game on last, but you can change the difficulty at any point of the game to any difficulty you've unlocked.

Bear in mind though, that to unlock the "Hardcore" and "Insanity" achievements, you'll need to set the difficulty on your playthrough specifically on the Normandy in the begining of the game BEFORE you touch down on Eden Prime or you'll void the achievement. In addition, changing the difficulty at any point in the playthrough will void the achievement.

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